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Tables of Contents for The Database Relational Model
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
vii

The Birth of the Relational Model, Part I
1
12
The first two papers
2
3
Codd's fundamental contributions
5
1
The 1969 papers
6
7
The Birth of the Relational Model, Part 2
13
14
The 1969 paper continued
14
13
The Birth of the Relational Model, Part 3
27
12
The 1970 paper
27
2
Data dependencies in existing systems
29
2
Normal form
31
3
Miscellaneous issues
34
5
Codd's Relational Algebra
39
12
Overview of the paper
40
2
Relational algebra operations
42
7
Concluding remarks
49
2
Codd's Relational Calculus
51
14
Relational calculus: an overview
52
1
Relational calculus expressions
53
5
Examples
58
1
Codd's reduction algorithm
59
2
Calculus vs. algebra
61
4
Data Sublanguage ALPHA, Part 1
65
10
Workspaces
66
1
An overview of ALPHA
67
1
Data definition operations
68
1
Data manipulation operations
69
6
Data Sublanguage ALPHA, Part 2
75
10
Miscellaneous issues
76
3
Language levels
79
3
Concluding remarks
82
3
The First Three Normal Forms, Part 1
85
12
The normalization papers
86
3
Advantages of further normalization
89
1
Major new concepts
90
7
The First Three Normal Forms, Part 2
97
8
Optimal normal forms
97
3
Prime attributes revisited
100
2
The SJT example
102
2
Concluding remarks
104
1
Relational Really Is Different
105
14
Overview of the paper
106
4
Essentiality
110
5
A note on ordering
115
1
Concluding remarks
116
3
Extending the Relational Model
119
12
Bogus vs. genuine extensions
119
2
``The object/relational model''
121
1
The RM/T paper: basics
122
4
The RM/T paper: extensions
126
5
Relational Forever!
131
10
Relational objectives
132
4
So what is the relational modle?
136
2
Whither the relational model?
138
3
A A Definition of the Relational Model
141
2
B References and Bibliography
143
6
Index
149